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World premiere! Tijuana music heroes debut score to silent film classic

Bostich + Fussible of the Grammy-nominated Nortec Collective will perform a new suite of electronic music created as a score for a rediscovered 1920’s Mexican silent movie classic, El Tren Fantasma (The Ghost Train).

The film will be preceded by performances from Son Jarocho group Radio Guacamaya and by Tijuana’s trailbrazer DJ, Grenda. Presented by UC San Diego Extension, the event is in collaboration with the Consulate of Mexico and the San Diego Latino Film Festival.

This special screening of El Tren Fantasma (1927, by director Gabriel García Moreno) is one of many imaginative, cultural experiences planned to celebrate UC San Diego’s multidimensional new space located downtown at the corner of Park Boulevard and Market Street. The contemporary center opening in 2021 aims to bring a new vibrancy to the region by integrating the resources of UC San Diego’s main campus into the thriving cultural crossroads of downtown San Diego.

What:              El Tren Fantasma featuring Bostich + Fussible of Nortec Collective

When:             September 14 from 5:30 to 10 p.m.

Schedule of events

5:30 p.m. | Doors open
6:00 p.m. | Radio Guacamaya
7:00 p.m. | DJ Grenda
8:00 p.m. | Bostich + Fussible + Silent Movie

Where:             Quartyard, 1301 Market Street

Tickets:            $10-$30, eventbrite.com

Bostich+Fussible: Local heroes and a cult classic, the band emerged from the burgeoning Tijuana electronic scene, performing a style of music that they invented called Nortec - a fusion of Norteño ("from the North") and techno. The group has garnered multiple Grammy and Latin Grammy nominations and has toured the globe, gracing the stages of Coachella, Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, The Opening Ceremony of the Pan American Games, Austin City Limits, the Hollywood Bowl, SXSW and many other countries and continents.

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